Sigmar Polke

German, 1941–2010

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Bio

Sigmar Polke’s wildly inventive practice helped pioneer new approaches to painting and photography in the post-war era. Polke was both materially inventive and conceptually oriented: He used a variety of photographic printing techniques and chemical …

Blue chip status
Blue-chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Auction
High auction record
US$27.1m, Sotheby's, 2015

Notable works

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Career highlights
User
Solo show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 6 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 24 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 6 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 4 more
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